Zahra Abukar received her B.S. in Public health at Portland State University, and was recently admitted to Lewis and Clark’s Professional Mental Health Counseling program. Zahra has extensive experience providing direct service to at-risk families and youth. She worked as a Family Support Worker for Healthy Families America, and through intensive weekly home visits provided community referrals, advocacy and case management to low income families. Zahra is passionate about doing prevention work and is looking forward to putting it to work in her new role at CPAH as a Resident Services Coordinator.
Bill Fitzpatrick comes to CPAH with extensive community organizing, case management, and social service experience. Having first started as a crisis counselor with the Long Island Crisis Center, he has since gone on to work as a labor organizer, patient advocate, and social worker. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Brooklyn College, his Masters in Labor Studies from The Murphy Institute, and is preparing to finish his Masters in Social Work at Portland State University.
Proud Ground is pleased to announce a significant increase in their community-facing capacity. With the goal to better engage stakeholders and community resources, Proud Ground has created two new, external roles, hiring Jackie Giordano as Fund Development Manager and Briauna McKizzie as Communications Coordinator. Proud Ground Newsletter.docx
Wells Fargo Donates $10,000 to Support Women's Shelter in Gresham
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Oregon ON is delighted to welcome it's newest Affiliate Member, Constructive Form Architecture and Design LLC.
This small firm's project experience includes a diversity of new construction, renovations, and historic restorations for private, public, and institutional clients built in places ranging from urban environments to rural settings. They are committed to providing design services supportive of project needs, budgets, and requirements; and are fully engaged in crafting livable places responsive to the region and locale.
Common to all is an open and collaborative approach to the design process with a critical interest in environmentally supportive practices, site relationships and spatial organization, construction detailing and materials, technical and system performance. Their work draws on the many elemental characteristics and experiential qualities of a place: light, color, seasons, climate, topography, natural and transformed landscapes.
Ernesto Fonseca was born in a small impoverished community in Central Mexico, and later immigrated to Wisconsin, where he worked a variety of service industry and construction jobs. These experiences helped shape his economic and social views. Read more...
Michelle Stadelman was recently named to the 2017-2019 class of the Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship. The architectural designer will spend the next three years with host Community And Shelter Assistance Corporation (CASA) in Sherwood, Oregon. Read more...
By Allan Lazo, Fair Housing Council of Oregon Executive Director
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Catholic Community Services Foundation (CCSF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rena Peck as Chief Operating Officer in charge of Property. Peck will provide strategic leadership in asset management, property management, compliance, departmental data systems and new construction. Continue Reading...
WHERE: EcoTrust 721 NW 9th Avenue, 2nd Floor Portland, OR 97209
WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 2017
5:30-6:00 p.m.: Reception & Networking
6-7 p.m. Program & Awards Ceremony
INFORMATION & TICKET PURCHASE: Click here...
PCRI’s 6th Annual Dancing with the Stars Portland gala is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017! Tickets are on sale now!
The Dancing with the Stars Gala will feature four prominent Portland community members : Carlos Banks, Tricia Tillman, Kali Thorne-Ladd and Paul van der Salm, each trained by and dancing with professionals from Fred Astaire Dance Studio.
Read all about it here: http://pcrigala.org/
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